May 26, 2018 | By Marie Bourgat
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The American design duo behind the brand Shipley & Halmos, Sam Shipley and Jeff Halmos, has recently traveled around the country to Barneys CO-OP locations in search of capturing the eclecticism of their quintessential customer. The fruits of their labor are represented in a beautiful book of portraits titled “We’re an American _______.”
Stopping in cities ranging from Philly to Santa Monica, they shot a wide range of customer portraits from their pop-up photo booth, and also straight from the street, to gather a visual collection of personalities and personal styles. “This canvas-bound hardcover book is not about fashion or beauty – it is about capturing the character and individually of our subjects,” said the designers.
Photos: Courtesy of Shipley & Halmos
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